Movement Discourse

Conference Programme

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Movement Discourse
Historical and Contemporary Formations and Transformations

Conference Programme

Thursday, 2 July 2015
9:00-9:30                           Registration                    
9:30Conference Welcome
9:45-12:30Section I: Movement Discourse across the Disciplines, Part 1: Cultural and Empirical Perspectives in the Social Sciences
Chair: Anton Kirchhofer

Hank Johnston, “What’s a Social Movement?”

Wouter de Nooy, “Sociological Theory and Network Models for Intellectual Movements”
Dieter Rucht, “Academic Conceptualisations of Social Movements as Agents of Social Change since the 19th Century”
LUNCH BREAK
14:00-16:30Section II: Movement Discourse across the Disciplines, Part 2: Theorizing Narrative Patterns in Movement Discourse
Chair: Christian Lassen
Josephine Guy, “Literary Movements: What Are They? and Do We Need Them?”
Anton Kirchhofer, “Between Metaphor and Allegory: Functional and Rhetorical Perspectives on Movement Discourse”
Klaus Weinhauer, “Violent and Destructive Crowds? Imaginaries of Social Movements during the 20th Century”
COFFEE BREAK
17:00-17:30Disciplinary Counterpoints:
Genevieve Warwick: “Movement Discourse and the New Art History”
17:30-18:30Round Table: Transdisciplinary Perspectives?
Chair: Anna Auguscik
Friday, 3 July 2015
09:15-11:30Section III: Mediation and Modes of Representation in Movement Discourse
Chair: Klaus Weinhauer
Kaitlynn Mendes, “‘Oh sorry, does my dress make you feel like a rapist today?’: Representations of SlutWalk in Global Newspapers and Feminist Blogs”
Bart Cammaerts, “The Mediation and Reception of Anti- Austerity Movement Discourses”
Martin Butler, “Punk is Dead. Or is it? On Strategies of Subcultural Positioning in/and the (Re-)Making of the Punk Movement”
COFFEE BREAK
11:45-12:45 Section IV, Part 1: Media, Subjectivity and Participation in Movement Discourse
Chair: Annika McPherson
Birger Hansen and Christian Lassen, “Confronting Trauma through Activism: Reparative Engagements with Social Movements”
Michaela Keck, “Gender, Critique, and Participation in the Black Freedom Movement: Anne Moody's Autobiographical Self- Fashioning in Coming of Age in Mississippi”
LUNCH BREAK
14:00-15:00Section IV, Part 2: Media, Subjectivity and Participation in Movement Discourse
Chair: Eckart Voigts
Michaela Koch, “‘I have had the pleasure of corresponding directly with Cheryl Chase’: Political Intersex Activism and Academic Criticism”
Corinna Schmechel, “Athletic movements: About concepts of sporty activities as element of social and political movements on the example of feminist_queer sports-movements”
COFFEE BREAK
15:15-17:45Section V: Historical Trajectories: Movement Discourse and the Threshold of Modernity
Chair: Britta Bußmann
Samuel Cohn, “Social Movements: Medieval Guilds and Cholera Riots in the 19th and 20th Century”
Wil Verhoeven, “Clubbable Conversation: Movements, Mobility and the Birth of Political Modernity in Britain, 1789-1803”
Albrecht Hausmann, “Movement(s) in Medieval and Early Modern Contexts”
18:00-18:45 Round Table
Chair: Martin Butler
Saturday, 4 July 2015
9:15-11:30Section VI: Movement Discourse beyond Western Modernity: Transnational and Transcultural Perspectives
Chair: Ralf Grüttemeier
Gun-Britt Kohler, “‘Movement Discourse’ in Belarus (1906- 1932)”
Brycchan Carey, “Navigation, Circulation, Migration, and Rotation: ‘Incessant Movement(s)’ in the Eighteenth-Century Caribbean World”
Annika McPherson, “South-North Entanglements in Movement Discourse: Theorizing Pan-Africanism”
COFFEE BREAK
12:00-13:00 Round Table and Closing Remarks
Chair: Annika McPherson and Anton Kirchhofer